gunman gunman  /ˈɡən mən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a professional killer who uses a gun
  2. (n) a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

Usage(s):

  1. Cho Seung-Hui, a student from South Korea who was identified as the gunman who killed 32 people at Virginia Tech University, in a police handout photo.
  2. A gunman in Quebec A bearded man wearing camouflage army gear and a beret and with a knife strapped to his leg walked into the studios of CJRP, a Quebec City radio.
  3. How Mohammad Amir Ajmal Qasab, the surviving gunman from the Mumbai terrorist massacre, made the long journey from a Pakistani village to a bloodstained railroad station.

News

  1. Santa Monica gunman left farewell note apologizing for killing father, brother

    Slain Santa Monica gunman John Zawahri left behind a note on his body apologizing for killing his father and his brother and hoping his father's estate would support his mother, police said Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Gunman left note remorseful of killing family

    Slain Santa Monica gunman John Zawahri left behind a note on his body apologizing for killing his father and his brother and hoping his father's estate would support his mother, police said Friday. Zawahri, 23, who lived with his father in a house that was also set afire, wrote a three- to four-page handwritten letter in which he spent a "larger" measure of it saying good-bye to his friends than ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  3. Gunman Made Illegal Rifle Used in Shooting Spree

    The gunman in a fatal shooting spree in Santa Monica, Calif., tried to buy a firearm in 2011 but was denied by the Justice Department, the city’s police chief announced Thursday Photo Credit: AP
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC San Diego

Quotes

  1. "This is a tragic day for New York," Paterson said in a prepared statement. "While the situation is still developing and details are being gathered, we do know that a gunman entered the American Civic Association in Binghamton this morning...
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: David Paterson Source: FOXNews

  2. "The first policeman heard shots fired on the first floor. They ...... went up and caught a glimpse of the gunman, who shot at them and fled," Rech said. "He is then believed to have shot two more teachers in the corridor."
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Heribert Rech Source: AFP

  3. The gunman "came into the entrance and immediately opened fire, striking one security guard," Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty said. "There was gunfire returned; the gunman was hit."
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Adrian Fenty Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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